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Anti-Terrorism Legislation

On September 11th terrorists brought the fight to us. As we are taking the fight back to them, it is imperative that we also be able to protect ourselves.

This legislation gives law enforcement the ability to fight terrorism without one hand tied behind their back.  It takes into account the technology of the 21st Century that the terrorists have used to their advantage.  Authorities now will be able to conduct more proper terrorist investigations and detain alien individuals, who pose a threat to national security, for a longer period before they charge them with a crime.  These changes will allow for more thorough investigations and, with that, more thorough protection of our citizens.

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